The Blastrac 05-BL-233 is a quality hand-held grinder designed specifically for concrete prep and coatings removal. The heavy-duty design of the 05-BL-233 provides solid performance when grinding for concrete preparation along walls, around protrusions and those hard-to-access areas and offers great dependability for removing epoxies and mastics when utilizing appropriate grinding disks and wheels. Built with a die-cast, aluminum gear housing, the 05-BL-233 accepts a 7 in. disk on its 5/8-11 threaded spindle and easily handles diamond cup wheels as well as grinding disks. The motor has easy to access carbon brushes and features a safety switch to guard against unintentional starts. The grip handle can be positioned at 1 of 3 places on the gear housing. Add-on the Blastrac 05-65713 7 in. universal surface grinding hinged dust shroud and the BDC-1216 dust collector to control airborne dust and particulates while grinding.